Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Aamsotto Tomato Chutney

This time my parents sent me few bars of aamsotto through courier. In Bengal aamsotto chutney is  a very famous chutney. It is a dried mango bar. It reminded me of my childhood. During summers , I used to steal aamsotto from the kitchen in the afternoon when my mom used to take her afternoon nap.



Ingredients :

1. Aamsotto bar- 1/2
2. Tomato- 1
3. Sugar- 2 tbs
4. Oil- 2 tbs
5. Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
6. Jeera (cumin seeds)- 1/2 tsp
7. Salt- one pinch
8. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp

Procedure :



Cut the aamsotto into small cubes and keep them aside. Chop the tomato into small pieces. Now heat oil in a kadhayi and add jeera , mustard. When they will start spluttering , add salt , turmeric and tomato. Add the sugar and cover the kadhayi. Gradually tomato will leave water. After 5 minutes add the aamsotto pieces and half a glass of water. Cover and cook over low flame. If you want you can mash the aamsottos a little , this will add some thickness to the gravy. After 4 to 5 minutes of cooking check the sweetness of the chutney and remove it from the gas.


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  2. Unique and delicious tomato..love it

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  3. chutney looks delicious n yummy..new to me..thanx for sending the entries dear, shall take a detailed look today :)

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  4. Never heard about this aamsotto bar, chutney looks delicious and yumm!

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  5. Dear Khusi
    Thank you for the recipe. I had almost forgotten this great dish. I take note of using Jeera and sorshe Phodon..I have never tried before...Now off to the market to get some Amsatta ( last years ha ha )
    Bhalo theko

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  6. wow, yum, just reading the recipe and looking at the pic is making me drool. I am going to bookmark it:)
    US Masala

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  7. We generally eat these mango bars as it is...making chutney out of it is very new...will try sometime...following you dear

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  8. Never heard about this aamsotto bar, chutney looks delicious and yumm! You have cozy little space here, liked it very much..do bump in sometime whenever time permits..

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  9. ooh! I love mango bars! And a chutney with that?! must have been amazingly yummy!

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  10. Thanks to alll of you...sorry for replying so late :(...was out of station.

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